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3 & 5 Day Douro Food & Wine Experiences



3 Day Douro Valley

Luxury Food and Wine Adventure

Enjoy the best of Porto and the Douro

Highlights

After arriving in Porto you will enjoy private tours of Porto’s highly regarded modern art museum the Serralves and the city’s architecturally acclaimed concert hall Casa da Música, and an arrival dinner at Michelin-starred Pedro Lemos. Your hotel for the evening is in the historic heart of Porto at the Intercontinental Palacio das Cardosas,

The next day you'll depart from the magnificent São Bento railway station. The station is covered with 20,000 early-20th-century blue and white azulejo tiles, depicting scenes from Portuguese history. You'll travel into the heart of the Douro Valley in the grandest of style on the Presidential Train that was used exclusively to transport heads of state, ministers and royalty. Aboard The Presidential train a four-course locavore lunch will be served, showcasing the region’s bounteous produce. The train will follow the Douro River on a three-hour journey to Quinta do Vesúvio, a port wine estate owned by the Symington family, where there are tasting sessions and you'll gain insights into the production of port wine.

The next stop will be the Six Senses Resort  Douro Valley, a 19th-century house set among vineyards. Dinner is exclusively field-to-fork cuisine accompanied by a brilliant wine list from the extensive cellar.  Lunch the following day will be at the acclaimed DOC restaurant on the banks of the River Douro, where Rui Paula serves his own particular blend of authentic regional cuisine.

The package ends with a return trip to Porto, another night at Palacio das Cardosas and dinner at one of the city’s most famous traditional fish restaurants, O Gaveto.

 


 5-Day Luxury Tour in the Douro Valley

Provided by Wine Tourism in Portugal 

 Duration: 5 days (4 nights)

Group Size: 2 + people
 
Recognized by UNESCO as World Heritage Site since 2001, the Douro Region is the oldest Wine Demarcated Region in the world, stretching through an area of more than 40.000 hectares.

In a 5-day luxury tour in one of the world's most beautiful river valleys you will have the opportunity to visit some of the most famous Douro Wineries, take a river cruise, and taste the flavors of this fantastic region.

The package will include hotels, chauffeur, airport transfers, guided tours or activities, unique wine and gastronomy experiences and support during your trip.

Nominally priced from $3200 per person double occupancy. Contact me for appropriate pricing for your travel dates.